Hike & Bike: Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente - Obereggen - Lake Carezza

Deutschnofen, Welschnofen
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Hike & Bike Eggental – You can't decide whether you'd rather explore the Eggental on foot or by bike? Then it's best to do both! The Eggental E-Bike Sharing in combination with our countless hiking routes make it possible.

The e-bike takes you comfortably from Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente via Obereggen to the village of Karersee | Carezza. Once there, you return the bike and walk to the mythical, turquoise-blue Lake Carezza, crossing the suspension bridge on the way there. The public bus line 184 then takes you directly back to Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente.
Route info
22,5 km
Activity time
2 h 15 min
596 m
367 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Highest point
1.631 m
Lowest point
1.240 m

The start is in Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente (1357 m) at the Flex Sports rental shop, where the bike can be rented. Then follow the main road to the traffic circle at Bar Luise, take the third exit and continue on the provincial road Aldein | Aldino/Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente SP [72] to Hotel Schwarzenbach. Here you take the path [8] to Rauth | Novale (1374 m) and follow the provincial road Obereggen SP [76] to Obereggen (1550 m). From Obereggen follow the main road in the direction of Eggen | Ega. After about one kilometer turn right, where the trail continues above the farm Bewaller Hof and then on the Templweg [8] to the Lake Carezza. Then continue along path [10] to the junction with path [13], where you turn left onto the state road Eggental | Val d’Ega/Karerpass | Passo Costalunga SS [241]. The last stretch to the Sport Carezza rental shop in Karersee | Carezza (1600 m) is via the state road Eggental | Val d’Ega/Karerpass | Passo Costalunga SS [241].

19,4 km | 1:25 h | Uphill: 558m | Downhill: 273 m

After returning the bike, continue by foot on the path [6] to the unique suspension bridge at the visitor center of Lake Carezza, which you will cross. As a conclusion, the lake circuit can be made directly at Lake Carezza (1544m), before returning to Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente with the public bus line 184.

3,2 km | 0:50 h | Uphill: 19 m | Downhill: 91 m

Timetables bus: https://www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

How to get there
Getting to the starting point of the tour by public transport is easy and convenient.

By public bus line:
- 181 from Bozen | Bolzano, Birchabruck | Ponte Nova
- 180 and change 181 from Karersee | Carezza, Karerpass | Passo Costalunga, Welschnofen | Nova Levante
- 181 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro
- 184 from Obereggen, Eggen | Ega
- 182 and change 181 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino

Bus stop: Nova Ponente | Deutschnofen Adler; online bus timetables: www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Starting point: https://goo.gl/maps/LV38uTZbRKhn86d38

By car: 
Destination: Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente, Flex Sports
Parking: next to Flex Sports
Starting point: https://goo.gl/maps/LV38uTZbRKhn86d38
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